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How many KITTs were destroyed during production of the '80s Knight Rider series?

I'm re-watching the original '80s Knight Rider series. I've noticed that numerous times, after taking a big jump, KITT comes down at a pretty severe angle--but the shot always cuts away before you see ...
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83 views

Would Michael Corleone stay in Cuba?

What was Michael Corleone's and Hyman Roth's initial plan in Cuba in The Godfather: Part II? What would have happened if a revolution did not happen when Michael, Roth and partners gathered there? ...
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Dr. Brennan's Academic Position?

Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan is the foremost Forensic Anthropologist in the world. As part of that, she works as the chief Forensic Anthropologist at the Jeffersonian Institute's Medico-Legal Lab, ...
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Is it a trope that exposed electric wire in a pool causes electrocution?

We see in Movies and TV Shows that electricity and water don't mix. And when they do, fatal results take place. But I've heard that this is only an exaggeration for the dramatic effect. I've read a ...
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120 views

What's the first movie or TV episode portraying a computer password?

Scenes of computer hackers trying to crack someone's password are very common today, but when you think about those scenes only work because the audience are aware that computers are secured using ...
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257 views

Did John Wayne ever shoot first?

In a recent interview, George Lucas has stated the following: I said, ‘Yeah, he should be John Wayne.’ And when you’re John Wayne, you don’t shoot people [first] — you let them have the first ...
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67 views

A cowboy is dragged by his horse into a diner

I've seen this western movie around 1992. Color, English. The first scene (maybe while the intro credits are still being displayed), is of a cowboy sleeping on a blank that is tied to a horse. This ...
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87 views

Movie from 2005-2010; widow dude; cars falling into water with headlights on

It may be a movie around 2005-2010. The plot is something about a guy that gets widowed and then moves to an island to restart life. There is a bridge that links the island to the land. There is an ...
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1990s sci-fi/horror film or episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension

I believe this was from 1990s because I recall the images being sleek, like the re-make of Outer Limits. Not grainy. Not cheap film. Not foreign either (like Italy); they spoke English. Pretty sure ...
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155 views

Why didn't Eve keep shooting at the train scene?

During the beginning of Skyfall there's a scene where 007 and Patrice are fighting on the top of a train that's heading into a tunnel, in Istanbul. Not wanting to risk losing the trace of them, M ...
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451 views

What's the meaning of the hangman game in the phone booth in Fargo?

In the latest episode of Fargo "Loplop" (S02E08), there is a hangman game in the window of the phone booth that Ed Blumquist uses to call the Gerhardt family. What is the answer to this puzzle and ...
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93 views

Were there different endings to the movie “Clue”, based on the odd clips in the old preview?

I'm embarrassed to know the movie "Clue," inside and out so much that this might be an esoteric question.. I know nowadays movie previews may sometimes have a clip or a change in what you'll see in ...
2
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1answer
202 views

Who are the office workers in Panem?

In the Hunger Games films, the nation of Panem is split rather sharply into two: the Districts, populated mainly by underfed and overworked people who spend their lives mining coal (12), chopping ...
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2answers
246 views

What was the first book-to-film adaptation?

I've been doing my research about film adaptation. The object is a novel and film of "To Kill a Mockingbird". Now, I've seen on wikipedia that the first film that ever been adapted was Greed in 1924 ...
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286 views

Why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset?

In Heaven Sent (Doctor Who): As every room in the castle was being reset after a while, why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset? Each hit by the Doctor wearing away the wall ...
2
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1answer
322 views

Movie where man is in love with dream girl, sleeps all the time

I can't seem to find a movie I once saw years ago. In the movie there was a guy who met a girl in his dreams. After a while he started to sleep more and more, sometimes even during daytime just to ...
2
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1answer
104 views

How does time travel work in the Terminator franchise given the nature of the time travel devices and the movement of the Earth?

Given the mechanism of time travel shown across the Terminator media (films and TV series) - namely, the traveler being sent from a machine to a point where there is no receptor device - is there ...
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Different skills and levels of a Pau in Farscape

In Farscape a Pau priest is supposed to be able to advance in ranks to different levels. Apparently each level can grant a new ability. Zhaan was a 10th level pau, and I know they mentioned something ...
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1answer
406 views

Significance of the similar color palette for Anna's winter dress and Elsa's coronation dress

Color is often used intentionally in movies. I found it interesting that in Frozen the color palette for the winter dress that Anna bought in Oaken's store is similar to Elsa's coronation dress. I ...
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1answer
92 views

Music In The House Of The Undying

When Danaerys "reunites" with Drogo in the House of the Undying in S2E10: "Valar Morghulis" what is the wind instrument playing? Some kind of horn or flute thing?
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53 views

Why did this character simply die in Deadgirl (2008)?

In the film Deadgirl (2008), After this happens, JT finds out that So if this is true, then why didn't Johnny
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28 views

Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? [duplicate]

Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? Examples are Mammy Two Shoes in Tom and Jerry and the secretary in The Powerpuff Girls, it seems Cow and Chicken even made fun of it with the ...
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1answer
56 views

Teen wolf mountain ash myth

As seen in many episodes of teen wolf, mountain ash has been used to trap the 'supernatural' inside a circle etc etc. For example, in season 5 (episode 9 or 10?) Liam trapped Scott inside the mountain ...
9
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1answer
107 views

What's the rush to travel forward in time?

In the 1984 events of Terminator: Genisys when Kyle and Sarah, having destroyed the only known enemy robot in their timeline, approach their one-shot Time Displacement Engine (TDE), they get into an ...
8
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1answer
1k views

Why does Eric Bana give sticks to all Mossad assassins to eat before the first assassination?

Before the first assassination in Munich (2005), of Wael Zwaiter, Eric Bana gives the whole team some kind of sticks to eat. Why does he give those and what are those called?
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78 views

Which language was used on store billboards and newspapers in No Escape (2015)?

Based on this question: What country does No Escape take place in? the country is unknown and population speaks a mix of some Thai languages, what language is used in newspapers and store billboards ...
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1answer
300 views

Does the rest of the world know what's happening in Panem (do they even care)?

In relation to my other question about "the rest of the world" in The Hunger Games, is there any indication as to how the rest of the world sees what's happening in Panem? In today's society, if there ...
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37 views

What is the state of the rest of the world in The Hunger Games? [duplicate]

In the Hunger Games franchise, what is the state of the rest of the world? What has become of the world in this futuristic society? Is there any mention either in the movies or books which would lead ...
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1answer
2k views

The “Ross-A-Tron” joke

In the 11th episode of the 7th series of Friends - The One With All The Cheesecakes Ross tries to use his "new nickname": Ross: Hey Joe, while you’re over there how about another beer for the ...
6
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1answer
233 views

What changes to Mockingjay Part 2 were made due to P. S. Hoffman's passing?

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who portrayed a character in The Hunger Games, passed away during the middle of filming for the Mockingjay movies. His character Plutarch Heavensbee is a central figure ...
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1answer
63 views

immigrant father running with daughter from police — takes place in S. California?

The movie is about a single (illegal?) Latino immigrant father raising his young daughter (elementary school age) and living, I think, in Southern California.... the film centers on a day when ...
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1answer
212 views

80's zombie movie in which the first zombie comes out of TV screen

I saw this movie in 1992. Color, English. I only remember the part in which a woman is watching a documentary or a movie about a group of people going inside a cave. One of them gets injured and ...
2
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1answer
125 views

Do Panem citizens know of their Roman namesake?

The Country of Panem is covers the ruins of a war torn and geologically changed North America some X hundred years from now. Yet everyone and their mother is named after Roman Empire based Latin and ...
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1answer
120 views

Was Snow turning Senile?

President Snow is characterized as being a very cunning, calculating man. He has a long history as Dictator of Panem, making allies and killing enemies as needed, and being basically untouchable. Yet ...
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2answers
174 views

Why does Marty see another duplicate of himself when he returns?

When Marty decides to go back from 1958 to 1988 in Back to the Future, he decides to go back several minutes before the doctor is killed by the terrorists, to warn him. But when he arrives late, he ...
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1answer
101 views

Why have static targets for tributes while demoing their skills?

In the first Hunger Games movie during the skills demo (when Katniss shoots the apple from the pig) it appears as if the targets are all static. That seems like a very boring and easy skills demo. ...
5
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1answer
244 views

80s horror movie - Teenagers in mansion are attacked by deformed man\monster

I have been trying so hard to find the title of the 80s movie where a group of teenagers enters a mansion for a sort of experiment. The mansion is full of secret passages and they need to stay ...
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2answers
101 views

How does “alive tissue” include nails and hair?

In the German version of "Terminator: Genisys", someone says that the time machine will annihilate any non-living matter. It is described as "lebendes Gewebe" in German, which translates verbatim to ...
3
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1answer
61 views

Why did Ashwin ask Reema about watching the movie “Ijazaat” in “Talvar”?

Talking about the movie Talvar In the scene where Reema (played by Tabu) returned some items to Ashwin Kumar (played by Irfan Khan), Ashwin was upset. Coz those items (cards, letters, photos) were ...
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1answer
111 views

Looking for movie about time traveling

I'm looking for a movie seen maybe 5 to 15 years ago, possible older. The movies is about time traveling and at one or multiple points in the movie they change the timeline and see the changes ...
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1answer
238 views

What is the first movie to show bloopers at end credits?

See, I am not asking about post credit scene; I am asking about bloopers. I've done research & found "Rush Hour (1998)" is first movie to show bloopers at the end of the movie. Are there any older ...
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1answer
88 views

Trying to find B movie about evil guy time traveler from insane man

I have vague memories of a movie I liked movie, which was probably from the 60s-90s and in color, I think. I remember the protagonist being man meeting woman in a restaurant or bar where they are ...
3
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2answers
56 views

Extensive makeup and pay rates

How are actors who have to do extensive makeup sequences paid? Are the 4+ hours of makeup prep work paid? Do they make allowances for how long it takes to remove the makeup? I am talking about any ...
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1answer
110 views

Film\TV series with two teams (of students?); One tries mental torture techniques on the other

I remember only this; There was a film or TV series that had two teams (possibly male students?) that were pitted against each other. One team has been given information (a location I believe) and the ...
5
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1answer
36 views

Any significance as to why the sheriff's name in Cut Bank is Vogel?

In many plays, novels etc character names are of some sort of significance. I noticed that in Cut Bank, the sheriff's name is Vogel which means bird in German/Dutch. Is there a connection to his ...
8
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1answer
474 views

How does Cooper know that jumping in blackhole can gain back years?

After being hit by first wave at Miller's planet in Interstellar, Cooper and Amelia discuss something about time slippage etc. At that time Cooper says that, "can't we just jump in black hole to gain ...
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1answer
140 views

How did Latika get her scar?

In SlumDog Millionaire, how did Latika get the scar on her face? The last train dance scene reveals the scar on her face.
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1answer
799 views

A scene in Friends where Joey remembers not understanding something

I am trying to place a scene in Friends so I can use the episode for a school project, but I can't seem to place it. Basically, it revolves around Joey not understanding anything that the rest of the ...
3
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1answer
214 views

How did they do the Andorians' skin effects in Star Trek: Enterprise?

Most species of alien in Star Trek have some feature on their face that makes them visually distinct from humans, and it's usually very smooth-looking, because the actor is wearing a prosthetic made ...
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0answers
75 views

What happens in the hotel room after he leaves?

In Slumdog Millionaire, Salim asks Jamal to go away from that hotel room. Salim and Latika are left in the room and Jamal is asked to leave. Why was he asked to leave? And what happened?

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